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Prospectus Feature: The Unbreakable Kimmy's Hits

by Aaron Gleeman

Three months ago it looked like the Orioles' off-season signing was a failure before it even had a chance to fail. Not so much now. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated What You Need to Know: Madison Bumgarner, Designated Hitter

by Nicolas Stellini

Madison Bumgarner puts the Babe Ruth comparisons to the test, the Yankees stay mediocre, and Tim Anderson starts making a name defensively. . . . more | 0 comments

Transaction Analysis: Rodney Takes His Quiver To Miami

by Bryan Grosnick, Matthew Trueblood, Wilson Karaman and Christopher Crawford

Miami invests in Fernando Rodney avoiding pumpkin status and Los Angeles picks up a Clayton Kershaw fill-in. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: July 1, 2016

by Will Haines

News and notes from around the minor leagues. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Youth Movement: Baseball PROSPECT-us Mailbag

by Mark Anderson

Why isn't Mike Soroka more of a household name? . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week 14

by George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

If these players are available in your league, they might be worth a look, depending on the format. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article In-Season Fantasy Valuations: Second Edition, 2016

by Mike Gianella

A look at hitters' and pitchers' fantasy earnings to date. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 14

by Greg Wellemeyer

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 88

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes discuss their recent Scoresheet trades, the ideal baseball simulation, and much more. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Quinton: Trading With or As the Leader

by Jeff Quinton

Examining the tacticts behind consummating a swap if you're in first place or dealing with the first-place team. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, June 30th

by Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Yefrey Ramirez, Alex Bregman, Marcos Diplan, and Dylan Cozens. . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, June 30

Prospectus Feature: Bloom's Taxonomy and the Domains of Baseball Learning

by Bryan Grosnick

A world of research and development has been put into the very problems and questions that baseball clubs face. Applying instructional design to player development. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article The View From Behind The Backstop: Triple-A Triptych

by Jeffrey Paternostro

Late Spring with the Buffalo Bisons, a Wade LeBlanc poem, and we conjure the best prospect in baseball into being. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Rubbing Mud: Houston's Delayed Launch

by Matthew Trueblood

Early struggles gave way to a very hot stretch and now the Astros are serious contenders again. . . . more | 0 comments

Tools of Ignorance: Is Now the Time to Sell?

by Jeff Quinton

Why do teams almost always wait until late July to make significant trades? . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Baltimore Bombs

by Demetrius Bell

Record-breaking Orioles power, Yankees comeback craziness, and Jose Altuve doing his usual thing. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: Baseball Brexit

by Trevor Strunk

How much "major change" should there be in baseball and what counts as enough "progress"? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: South Atlantic League All-Stars

by Adam McInturff and David Lee

Notes and video on many of the South Atlantic League All-Stars . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article The Stash List: 13th Edition, 2016

by J.J. Jansons

Alex Bregman is movin' on up the Astros minors chain and movin' on up the Stash List. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 29th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Tyler Beede, Josh Bell, Dwight Smith Jr., and Hunter Harvey. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Dynasty Prospects: A Few of My Favorites

by Wilson Karaman

Wilson recomments targeting these young'uns in midseason dynasty drafts and trades. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Wednesday, June 29

2016 Futures Game Preview: The US Roster

by BP Prospect Staff

Meet the propsects who'll represent the United States in the contest at Petco Park next month. . . . more | 0 comments

2016 Futures Game Preview: The World Roster

by BP Prospect Staff

Willy Adames, Eloy Jimenez, and Jorge Mateo are among the headliners on the international squad this year. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Outta Left Field: Have the Dodgers Solved Injuries Or Are They Just Chatty?

by Dustin Palmateer

Has all the Dodgers spending and talk about solving the injury riddle led to any real progress? . . . more | 0 comments

Prospectus Feature: The Road Ahead in Arlington

by Cat Garcia

The Rangers haven't been the team their record suggests. Here's why that's OK. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Giolito vs. Harvey vs. Rain

by Emma Baccellieri

Rain cut short Lucas Giolito's much-hyped debut, but he fit plenty of impressive pitches in before the delay. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Kansas City: Don't Run On Danny Duffy

by Hunter Samuels

Danny Duffy has pitched well this season, but shutting down the running game has helped too. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 28th

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Triston McKenzie, Jose Berrios, Charlie Tilson, and Wilmer Difo. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Potential Impact Call-Ups: Position Players

by J.P. Breen

Examining minor leaguers who could make significant contributions to your fantasy squad down the stretch if they earn a promotion to The Show. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Tuesday, June 28

Cold Takes: Baltimore's Annual Surprise Party

by Patrick Dubuque

Every year the Orioles win and every year it's classified as a surprise, but maybe it shouldn't be. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Baseball Therapy: Dollhouses and Sandboxes

by Russell A. Carleton

What can Starting Lineup figurines and Abraham Lincoln teach us about baseball research? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Rubbing Mud: The State of the Diamondbacks

by Matthew Trueblood

Can and should the Diamondbacks push forward with their three-year plan, or look to blow it up early? . . . more | 1 unread comment